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Metreon Makeover Breaks Ground Today

Metreon Makeover Breaks Ground Today

The makeover of the Metreon breaks ground today. The expansion and relocation of the Metreon’s food court which will overlook Yerba Buena Gardens should be done by the end of the year while San Francisco’s first Target remains on target for a spring 2012 opening. Read More »

Hotel Utah On The Market, Saloon To Stay (We Hope)

Hotel Utah On The Market, Saloon To Stay (We Hope)

While it’s not listed on the MLS, a plugged-in tipster notes San Francisco’s iconic Hotel Utah (500 4th Street) is on the market and asking $2,350,000 for its 28 “Tourist Rooms” and Hotel Utah Saloon. When the Hotel Utah opened its doors in 1908, San Francisco and the Barbary... Read More »

SocketSite’s Straight Scoop On The Collapse Of Cubix (766 Harrison)

SocketSite’s Straight Scoop On The Collapse Of Cubix (766 Harrison)

As a plugged-in reader noted this morning, the sales office at Cubix (766 Harrison) never managed to re-organize and re-open and a trustee sale of the unsold condos is scheduled for the courthouse steps this afternoon at 2 p.m. The outstanding developer’s loan balance on the building is $21,050,440.... Read More »

870 Harrison Update: Development Unanimously Approved

870 Harrison Update: Development Unanimously Approved

It’s a plugged-in tipster that notes the development of 870 Harrison Street by JS Sullivan was unanimously approved last week. Design by Leavitt Architecture, as rendered by ZŪM: As previously summarized by us: Twenty-six residential units (18 one-bedroom, 8 two-bedroom) over either 4,050 or 2,560 square feet of ground-floor... Read More »

Twenty-Five Days From A Positive Negative For Twenty-Six Units

Twenty-Five Days From A Positive Negative For Twenty-Six Units

As 870 Harrison currently stands (above): a two-story industrial building providing 6,120 square feet of production, distribution, and repair (PDR) and accessory office space behind a small parking lot.  As proposed as a six-story mixed-use building: Twenty-six residential units (18 one-bedroom, 8 two-bedroom) over either 4,050 or 2,560 square... Read More »

Game, Set, Match To The San Francisco Tennis Club (645 5th)

Game, Set, Match To The San Francisco Tennis Club (645 5th)

“Lena Grotz, a club member who has been active with Save Our San Francisco Tennis Club, said the Western Athletic Club is taking over the facility at 645 5th St. and would not only preserve the tennis club, but also expand it. Four of the outdoor, rooftop courts will... Read More »

Can Bank Owned Comps Kill (Values)?  246 2nd Street #502 Returns

Can Bank Owned Comps Kill (Values)? 246 2nd Street #502 Returns

Two months ago we noted the “Newest Comp For A Two-Bedroom Condo At 246 2nd Street” when the bank owned #1302 closed escrow with a reported contract price of $775,000 (roughly $125K below what #902 sold for late last year and exactly $220K below what the seller of #502... Read More »

The 98 “Sophisticated/Stylish” Studio Apartments Of 766 Harrison

The 98 “Sophisticated/Stylish” Studio Apartments Of 766 Harrison

The ninety-eight (98) “sophisticated” (also referred to as “stylish”) studio apartments that compose 766 Harrison are expected to hit the rental market in five months along with 4,500 square feet of ground floor commercial space (and hope for a cafe tenant). Lots of glass, rooftop patios, and some “stylish”... Read More »

631 Folsom: Recently Christened “SF BLŪ” (And Down To 108 Units)

631 Folsom: Recently Christened “SF BLŪ” (And Down To 108 Units)

As a plugged-in tipster notes, 631 Folsom has recently been christened “SF BLŪ” and is now down to 108 “condominium residences.” At six units per floor, and with six two-story penthouses, “BLŪ embodies a clean, simple design aesthetic in an intimate high-rise community.” To be honest, while we’re still... Read More »

310 Townsend: Two New Listings, (At Least) One New Price

310 Townsend: Two New Listings, (At Least) One New Price

Two new listings for condos at 310 Townsend have hit the MLS. Both are advertising “Special 3.875% financing,” and the list price on at least one (#411) appears to have been reduced $45,000 (5.2%) since first hitting the market earlier this year. Any “plugged-in” readers care to share the... Read More »